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Poster: aibek Date: Nov 6, 2013 10:37pm
Forum: texts Subject: Re: 5 Million Texts!

“Systematic storage of parts of the content in electronic form on other servers requires previous written consent of the e-rara project management.”


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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNemo_bis Date: Nov 6, 2013 11:13pm
Forum: texts Subject: Re: 5 Million Texts!

So it seems they are trying to use the database rights. I don't know if they are really enforceable in USA, but especially a non-EU user has nothing to fear when uploading them here on archive.org, at most they'll send a DMCA.

The nice alternative you have is writing them pointing out the benefits of public domain and the recommendations of Europeana. http://pro.europeana.eu/public-domain-content